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Vivian Maier (1 February 1926 – 21 April 2009) was a French-born amateur photographer who came to the US in childhood, and worked for several years as a nanny in Chicago. Her photographs remained unknown until after her death, but have since received critical acclaim. More images here
The International Street Photography Award is looking for the world’s best street photographer as part of the first annual London Street Photography Festival in 2011. The global winner will receive £1,000 cash PLUS an all-expenses-paid trip* to the exhibition launch and awards ceremony in London. *See the Prizes page for more details and a list of who is on the judging panel. Open to photographers from anywhere in the world. Application deadline: 31 March 2011 MORE INFORMATION > © Nick Turpin
Special thanks to Brian Sokolowski, Patrick Hesse, Chris Johannesson, Mathew Llanglois.
Sean O’Hagan The Observer, Sunday 18 April 2010 It took root in New York in the 60s and 70s with compelling images of street life that captured the heart of the city. But anxieties about privacy, terrorism, and paedophilia have conspired to make the art of street photography ever more difficult. Sean O’Hagan recalls the movement’s heyday and charts today’s pioneers Back in the 1960s, when New York was the centre of street photography, the main practitioners of the form would sometimes cross paths. Lee Friedlander was friends with Garry Winogrand who often met Joel Meyerowitz as they crisscrossed Manhattan […]
Video about a street photographer : Jeff Mermelstein. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuXcm35m50Y&feature=player_embedded httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vhWLEBimLg&feature=related httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXdE9yU5IM0
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0acBfeAJ58 Interview with, and photographs by Klavdij Sluban Since 1995, French photographer Klavdij Sluban has been conducting photography workshops for juveniles who are imprisoned in jails around the world. In this 8-minute video, Sluban talks with Jim Casper of Lens Culture about this work, and shares some of the photographs he has made in jails in countries from the former Soviet Union, France, Ireland, Guatemala and Salvador. http://www.sluban.com/